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A Guide to the Ralph Gower Photograph Collection

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
June 2010

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gower, Ralph
Title: Ralph Gower Photograph Collection
Dates: Circa 1925
Abstract: Photographs taken by Ralph Gower, a University of Florida student in the mid 1920s.
Extent: 0.01 Linear feet. 28 photographs.
Identification: Ms Coll. 84
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs taken by Ralph Gower, a University of Florida student in the mid 1920s. The photographs depict the annual flag fight between the freshman and sophomore classes, the 1924 homecoming, football players, the student military companies, a dormitory room, and general views of the campus. Edgar Jones and Ark Newton are among the football players shown. Also depicted is a bear cub that was a dormitory mascot.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Alternative Form of Material

Images from the Gower collection have been reproduced digitally, and are available as part of the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ralph Gower Photograph Collection, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Anne Stone, daughter of Ralph Gower.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Football teams -- Florida.
University of Florida -- Freshmen.
University of Florida -- Photographs.

For further information, please contact: Special Collections Access Services.

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